The Department of Agriculture (DA) continues to pour in resources to hasten the establishment of agricultural trading centers in strategic areas nationwide to assist farm producers and consumers alike.
You walk into a local store for your usual energy fix. There, alongside popular brands, you find bottles of freshly-harvested “buko juice” being sold as a health drink. But the bigger pleasant surprise is that farmers in your area actually produced it.
The Department of Agriculture is vigorously pursuing a P6-billion farm mechanization program (FMP) to further increase the productivity and incomes of small farmers.